Alpine Learning Group Professional Development Series: All I Want To Do Is Have Some Fun! Increasing Engagement in Teaching Interactions – 6/6/19

All I Want To Do Is Have Some Fun! Increasing Engagement in Teaching Interactions

Jaime Stine, MS, BCBA

Alpine Learning Group Professional Development Series

Live Event Information:

  • Date: Thursday, 6/6/19
  • Time: 10am-12pm eastern time

Recording Information

  • This webinar is presented LIVE and will be recorded. All registrants have the opportunity to attend LIVE and/or view the recording during the 5 day limited access period that begins the day after the live webinar.
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Abstract:

Instructors often become preoccupied with academic content and job performance when evaluating educational programming and fail to consider the role that engagement and having “fun” can play in all learning interactions. However, in studies involving typically developing students, increased active engagement in the classroom environment has been shown to correlate with greater academic achievement. Although active engagement has been identified as a key component in effective programming for students with autism spectrum disorder, many individuals with autism display limited active engagement in classroom activities. This presentation will focus on the importance of increasing the engagement of individuals with autism in learning tasks, and discuss practical teaching methods to incorporate throughout the lifespan. Participants can expect to learn about incorporating additional targets, choice-making, indices of happiness, and naturalistic teaching opportunities into instructional time. Application of these strategies to various educational contexts (e.g., classroom, prevocational training, job sites) will be discussed.

 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to describe the importance of making teaching interactions engaging for learners with autism.  
  2. Participants will be able to describe teaching techniques to increase engagement in educational activities across age ranges.
  3.  Participants will be able to identify how indices of happiness can be used to evaluate teaching procedures.

Continuing Education:

  • Behavior Analysts: 2 type II CEs Live or Recording
  • Psychologists: N/A 
  • Social Workers and Certified Counselors: N/A
  • Teachers: Acquire professional development hours for watching this event. Discuss the event with your supervisor to determine if it is eligible.

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10:00 am: Introduction

10:05 am: Live webinar begins

11:45 am: Q & A session- submit questions via chat function

12:00 pm: Submit attendance codes, take post-test, and fill out confidential evaluation form

Jaime Stine, MS, BCBA is a supervisor of curriculum and instruction at Alpine Learning Group in Paramus, NJ. Jaime is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, and a certified teacher of students with disabilities who has been working with individuals with autism since 2003. At Alpine Learning Group, Jaime provides training to parents and teachers in the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, and helps design and implement treatment programs for learners on the autism spectrum. Jaime is the coauthor of articles and book chapters about observational learning and increasing independence during self-care routines, and has presented at national and international conferences on these and other topics.

 

Presenter Disclosure Statement:

Jamie Stine is an employee of Alpine Learning Group. The speaker is presenting on behalf of Alpine Learning Group and does not receive personal payment for presenting this webinar.

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Assessment:

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